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Unlocking the power of visual thinking

Edward Hoare 22 September 2019

With the monumental volume of decisions being taken around the globe every day involving a myriad of simultaneous interests and factors, the importance of making time for thinking cannot be underestimated. This can be in private, …


We must protect democracy in cyberspace

Graciela Selaimen 3 September 2019 For Subscribers

Recent experience in Brazil suggests the online civic sphere is the new surveillance battleground. Philanthropy needs to take steps to safeguard digital rights in the country  In June 2013 massive demonstrations took to the streets …


Knight Foundation invests $6 million in research on the future of US technology policy

Alliance magazine 2 August 2019

Three nonprofit policy institutes will expand their research into the future of US technology policy, including potential approaches for regulating the tech sector, with $6 million in support from the John S. and James L. …

Data philanthropy and beyond

Zibran Choudhury 28 May 2019

How do you create a ‘data strategy’ and leverage it for public good when data trends are constantly shifting? It’s quite the task but a panel of thought-leaders at the European Foundation Centre Annual General …

At the digital crossroads

Zibran Choudhury 28 May 2019

Digital – it seems so middle of the road, so normal, even for those behind the curve, but we are on the cusp of a 4th industrial revolution (4IR) with powerful new technologies that could …

New publication invites funders to embrace feminist-led grantmaking

Alliance magazine 13 May 2019

Astraea Foundation have launched their new Feminist Funding Principles publication, which invites funders and philanthropy to engage in a thoughtful rigorous practice that acknowledges the power of purposeful, feminist-led grantmaking. The publication features 10 principles …

Responsible data for philanthropists

Linda Raftree 8 April 2019

In the search for evidence of impact, donors and investors are asking that more and more data be generated by grantees and those they serve. Some of those driving this conversation talk about the ‘opportunity …

Bottom up vs Top down: an age old question

John Hecklinger 2 April 2019

There’s been an interesting central ideological tension today between bottom up and top down – a classic debate but being framed in interesting new ways here at the 2019 Global Philanthropy Forum.  On the one …

BT and British Asian Trust launch digital tech project to empower young girls in India

Alliance magazine 8 March 2019

British Telecommunications (BT) and the British Asian Trust announced a three-year programme to empower India’s youth, specifically adolescent girls. The programme aims to maximise the available opportunities for young girls between the ages of 10 …

360Giving launch data visualisation platform for deeper grantmaking insights

Alliance magazine 1 March 2019

Coinciding with Open Data Day, 360Giving is launching a free online platform called 360Insights where grantmakers who openly share their grants data can quickly see information on seven key areas, revealing how much they give …